Home-schooled student populations rising in college

This could have been predicted by someone with a decent education: More homeschoolers, ergo more homeschooled in college.

UNO senior Israel Dell is preparing to graduate. He is wrapping up his final semester of classes and looking for a job just like so many of the hundreds of seniors who will get their sheepskin this May.

This will be unlike his high school graduation where his diploma was given to him by his parents after a message from them was read by an announcer, not a school administrator reading names with which she is unfamiliar.

Dell, who was home-schooled since first grade, is one of an increasing number of students who have taken a home-based course of study to receive their high school diplomas and then moved on to the classroom-based life of college. Read more…

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